Keynote speaker breaks down barriers

By Juliette Coulter Dallas Women’s Foundation has announced a blockbuster speaker for its Oct. 30 luncheon: Ava DuVernay, writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films. The first African American female director to helm a $100 million budget feature film, DuVernay is breaking down barriers through films, such as her award-winning “Selma” and “13th,” that […]

Volunteers make meals possible

By Shelia Huffman The Visiting Nurse’s Association (VNA) Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious, freshly prepared meals five days a week to Dallas County residents who can’t provide for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability. These meals contribute to the overall health and well-being of participating seniors, including those with chronic illnesses that […]

Vol. 9, No. 46

April 24 – 7:45 a.m. 11600 Block, N. Central Expy. (75243) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect cut the cloth top to the complainant’s vehicle, entered and stole spare change and the car battery. April 24 – 2:35 p.m. 8500 Block, Breakers Pt. (75243) Theft of Property: The suspect stole packages belonging to […]

Voters can elect to protect the climate

By Pat Sanchez As Americans were watching Obama’s legacy of environmental protection laws being dismantled, not just one by one, but in broad swathes. Sweden took one giant leap forward earlier this year. Sweden’s Climate Minister (there is actually a position with this responsibility in that country) signed into law a climate referral. In essence, […]

Ready, set, spit? Yes!

Ready, set, spit? Yes!

Marking the debut weekend for its newly transformed Being Human Hall, the Perot Museum will attempt a world record and host an array of “being human” activities as part of a daylong “All About You Celebration” on Saturday, May 12. The morning kicks off at 10 a.m. with a mouth-watering attempt (literally) to set the […]

Women LEAD know journeys shape future leaders

The Women LEAD (Learn, Excel, Achieve, Dream) scholarship program awarded 10 outstanding Dallas ISD seniors with a total of $40,000 in college scholarships. Founded in 2013 by the Junior League of Dallas in collaboration with Mary Kay Inc., the Women LEAD scholarship program assists female high school students in pursuing their dreams of higher education […]

Exhibit shows future of space missions

By Taylor McDonnell In T-minus 12 days, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s enthralling Journey to Space exhibition will leave the mothership when it closes May 6. Exploring all the cosmic curiosities and quirks of what it means to be an astronaut, Journey to Space delves into the extraordinary conditions, dangers and rewards of […]

Vol. 9, No. 45

April 17 – 11:55 p.m. 3700 Block, Dilido Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspects pulled the complainant out of his vehicle and stole it. April 18 – 5:55 a.m. 10700 Block, Mapleridge Dr. (75238) Burglary of a Business: An unknown suspect used a rock to smash the glass window to the business, […]

Mayor says: ‘Looking into the hell of heartbreak’

Mayor says: ‘Looking into the hell of heartbreak’

By Molly Evans and Eric Aasen/KERA News One Dallas police officer has died from his injuries and a second remains in critical condition after they were shot while trying to remove a man from a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon. In a City Council meeting Wednesday morning, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings announced that […]

DART offers big bucks for your selfie

DART offers big bucks for your selfie

National Bike to Work Day falls on May 18, and DART wants to see how you bike and ride. Whether you’re headed to the office, an appointment or just running an errand, pairing your bike and transit trips helps relieve congestion and reduce pollution. Participate in DART’s Bike to Work Challenge now through May 16 […]